Shakespeare's Globe to Fly to Hollywood for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's SHAKESPEARE AT THE BOWL
The full cast and program have been announced for Hollywood Bowl's "Shakespeare at the Bowl" concert. This evening in a combination of scenes from Shakespeare and some of the music inspired by his work, featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Bramwell Tovey and actors from Shakespeare's Globe in London.
The Hollywood Bowl website urges prospective audiences to:
"Revel in music inspired by the Bard's timeless plays, including works by Tchaikovsky, Berlioz, and Korngold, and enjoy classic scenes brought to life by actors from Shakespeare's Globe, marking the anniversary of the playwright's death 400 years ago."
The program will feature -
Schmitt: Antoine et Cleopatre Nos. 1 and 2 (Excerpts and Scenes)
Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing (Excerpts and Scenes)
Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette: Queen Mab Scherzo
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture (complete)
Rota: Selections from Romeo and Juliet
All performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and with Janie Dee (playing Cleopatra and Beatrice), Simon Paisley-Day (as Antony and Benedick), Brendan O'Hea (as Enobarbus and Mercutio), Cassie Layton (pictured above; who will be playing Charmain and Juliet) and Tom Kanji (as Eros and Romeo).
The concert will commence at 8pm on Thursday 1 September. Tickets are available at: http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/shakespeare-bowl/2016-09-01